The 303-Relay Test System from SemiTek International (Richardson, TX) is a parametric relay test system that features user-friendly operating software and a modular design for inspection applications. It features...

Scalable Network Technologies (Los Angeles, CA) has released QualNet 4.5 modeling and simulation software for predicting wireless, wired, and mixed-platform network and networking device performance in...

Numerical Algorithms Group (Lisle, IL) has introduced the NAG Toolbox for MATLAB ®, which gives users access to more than 1,300 additional math and statistical algorithms within the MATLAB environment through the...

IDS Microchip AG (Wollerau SZ, Switzerland) has introduced the IDS-SL 13A smart active label chip that automatically tracks, monitors, time-stamps, and records information about any product in a supply chain on land, on the...

Saelig (Pittsford, NY) has released the UPSICAP™ line of passive and active sensors that measure ambient temperature and relative humidity. The 9 × 8-mm passive elements vary capacitance with humidity...

Video plays a crucial role in defense and security, and video streams are now used in armored vehicles for target acquisition, Local Situation Awareness, and other military...

The U.S. military has incorporated many robotic systems into battlefield scenarios over the past several years, ranging from a single vehicle or unattended sensor to multiple vehicles...

A system for noncontact measurement and analysis of vibrations of an electronic circuit board or a similar lightweight, nominally flat, rectangular object has been developed. This...

Tests have been performed in an effort to gain understanding of electrical and mechanical properties of silver-coated nylon fibers subjected to stresses and strains and exposed to...

The two-transmission method is an improved method of determining, from microwave measurements, the complex permeability and complex permittivity of a sample of a material typified...

An apparatus for in-plane biaxial tension/compression and in-plane shear testing of fabrics, other flexible sheet materials, or relatively rigid thin plate materials has been invented....

A five-year program comprising several coordinated research efforts was devoted to increasing understanding and developing capabilities for computational modeling of the effects of...

Near-field light lenses for focusing beams of light and beams of atoms to spots having a width of no more than several nanometers are undergoing development. There are numerous...

Progress has been made on several fronts in a continuing program of research oriented toward the development of real-time algorithms, and computer and control systems that utilize...

Electrochromic devices that exhibited adjustable infrared emissivity were developed in a research program that was part of a larger effort to develop adaptive infrared camouflage....

A developmental method of increasing the thermal conductance of an adhesive joint in a composite-material structure (or between a composite-material structure and another structure)...

Polymer composites that are photorefractive at visible and near- infrared wavelengths, and devices that exploit their photorefractivity, have been demonstrated. Potential...

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Cooperative Control of Robotic Aircraft

A document reviews a multidisciplinary research program oriented toward development of a rigorous theoretical foundation, and scalable analytical tools and paradigms, for construction of cooperative, networked control for numerous autonomous and semi-autonomous aircraft. This research has addressed issues...

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Oxide and Nitride Films for Tunable Capacitors and HEMTs

A report describes research on thin oxide films intended for use as variable-high-permittivity dielectrics in advanced tunable capacitors and on thin nitride films as starting materials for advanced high-electron- mobility transistors (HEMTs). In this research, a custom...

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Flexible Biohybrid Nanomembranes for Multifunctional Sensors

A document describes recent activities in a continuing effort to develop devices, based on biohybrid nanomembranes, that would perform diverse sensory functions. The term "biohybrid nanomembranes" signifies flexible organic/inorganic composite membranes, of the order of tens of...

Targa Systems Division of L-3 Communications (Ottawa, ON, Canada) offers Serial ATA (SATA) data transfer systems for military and aerospace applications. Two versions of the SATA data transfer systems are available: the...

MapuSoft Technologies (Mobile, AL) has released OS PAL (OS Porting and Abstraction Lab) Version 1.3 with the Profiler feature. The feature is an add-on to the OS PAL Eclipse-based code migration and API optimization...

Thermoteknix (Cambridge, UK) has introduced the Miricle 110K-25 thermal imaging camera that incorporates a 25- micron detector and 384 × 288 uncooled microbolometer focal plane array detectors. They are sensitive...

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Rad-icon Imaging Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) offers the Shad-o-Box 1024 Hi-Res X-ray-sensitive imaging camera that uses the company's RadEye™ digital image sensor. The compact standalone camera features a 14-bit output...

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Shock-absorbing Kick-EEZ recoil pads from Sorbothane (Kent, OH) protect soldiers from the effects of recoil of weapons. The pad fits into the weapon's sliding buttstock and adapts to different firing positions and soldiers with different physical characteristics. Made of proprietary Sorbothane® material, the pad attenuates shock...

iKey (Austin, TX) offers backlit keyboards that are compatible with night-vision goggles. Interference caused by LED lights in illuminated computer keyboards can make it difficult to see when wearing...

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CMOS Image Sensor

The TriWave™ germanium-enhanced CMOS image sensor from NoblePeak Vision (Wakefield, MA) has sensitivity over the visible to shortwave infrared (SWIR) range of the electromagnet spectrum. Users can capture visual images in zero light. The imager has a pixel size of 10 × 10μ, and allows camera manufacturers to...

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